Published in Field Crops Research 158 : 15-23, 2014
Joshi, K.D.;Khanal, N.P.; Harris, D.; Khanal, N.N.; Sapkota, A.; Khadka, K.; Darai, R.; Neupane, R.K.; Joshi, M.; Witcombe, J.R.
Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L). Wilczek) is becoming an important grain legume in Nepal. It can be grown as an additional...
Published in Journal of Integrative Agriculture 13 (2) : 255-261, 2014
Singh, R.P.; Herrera-Foessel, S.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Sukhwinder Singh; Bhavani, S.; Caixia Lan;Basnet, B.R.
Wheat rusts continue to cause significant losses worldwide despite major efforts given to their genetic control. This is...
Published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 62 (1) : 136-143, 2014
Schmaelzle, S.; Gannon, B.; Crawford, S.; Arscott, S.A.; Goltz, S.;Palcios-Rojas, N.; Pixley, K.V.; Simon, P.W.; Tanumihardjo, S.A.
Biofortification to increase provitamin A carotenoids is an agronomic approach to alleviate...
Published in Euphytica 196 (2) : 261-270, 2014
Adebayo, M.A.; Menkir, A.; Blay, E.; Gracen, V.; Danquah, E.; Hearne, S.
Introduced maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm can serve as sources of favorable alleles to enhance performance in new maize varieties and hybrids under drought stress conditions. In the...
Published in Journal of Crop Protection 3 (3) : 305-313, 2014
Kagot, V.; Okoth, S.;Kanampiu, F.; Okoth, P.; Mageto, E.
Striga hermonthica is a parasitic weed which largely constraints maize and sorghum production in Western Kenya. The weed mostly invades small scale farms and depending on severity,...
Published in Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 2014
Lopes, M.S.; Saglam, H.D.; Ozdogan, M.;Reynolds, M.P.
Improved adaptation of winter wheat to drought and heat may be influenced by days to heading, plant height, biomass, canopy temperature at grain filling, and rate of senescence. This study...
Published in Heredity, 2014
Ornella, L.; Perez, P.; Tapia, E.; Gonzlez-Camacho, J.M.;Burgueño, J.; Zhang, X.; Sukhwinder Singh; Vicente, F.S.; Bonnett, D.; Dreisigacker, S.; Singh, R.P.; Long, N.; Crossa, J.
Pearson’s correlation coefficient (ρ) is the most commonly reported metric of the success...
Published in Journal of Development Areas 48 (1) : 199-225, 2014
La Rovere, R.; Abdoulaye, T.; Kostandini, G.; Guo, Zhe; Mwangi, W.; MacRobert, J.; Dixon, J.
The potential impacts of investing in drought tolerant maize (DTM) in 13 countries of eastern, southern and western Africa were analyzed through...
Published in Field Crops Research 158 : 24-33, 2014
Das, T.K.; Bhattacharyya, R.; Sudhishri, S.; Sharma, A.R.; Saharawat, Y.S.;Bandyopadhyay, K.K.; Sepat, S.; Bana, R.S.; Aggarwal, P.; Sharma, R.K.; Bhatia, A.; Singh, G.; Datta, S.P.; Kar, A.; Singh, B.; Singh, P.; Pathak, H.; Vyas, A.K.; Jat, M.L.
Published in Biological Conservation 170 : 232-245, 2014
Baudron, F.; Giller, K.E.
Global demand for agricultural products is expected to double in the next decades, putting tremendous pressure on agriculture to produce more. The bulk of this increase will come from developing countries, which host...